California issued 59,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants who are in the country illegally during the first month their applications were accepted, state officials said Wednesday.
While tens of thousands of immigrants living in the country illegally are gearing up to apply for a long-sought driver’s license in California starting Jan. 2, others are being urged to think twice.
A battle is brewing over the design of driver’s licenses for more than a million undocumented immigrants in California.
Democratic lawmakers approved on Thursday tweaks to a program Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law last year to grant driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally, after businesses and advocates raised concerns.
Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill Thursday adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants in the country illegally to obtain driver licenses.
A Los Angeles city councilman wants to put the brakes on impounding vehicles of unlicensed immigrants until a new law allowing them to get driver’s licenses goes into effect.
A debate over granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses continues to chug along after the California Legislature passed a bill on it Thursday night.
After decades of debate and discussion, the Calif. Legislature approved a bill that will allow undocumented workers to obtain driver’s licenses.
Immigrants who are in the country illegally would be able to get California driver’s licenses under a bill approved Thursday by the state Senate, but it was not immediately certain whether it would be sent to the governor this year.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday in support of a bill that would allow unauthorized immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses.
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants in California can now apply for a driver’s license, thanks to a bill signed into law by Gov. Brown.
Hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants could get California driver’s licenses if a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown becomes law.
Another top law enforcement official has come out publicly in favor of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants.
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says the state of California should issue driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants.